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Attention 'DTH' staffers
There will be a mandatory
staff meeting for all DTH
staff members Wednesday,
April 14. This includes
sports writers and photo
graphers. The meeting time
and place will be announced
Serving the students and the University community since 1893
Copyright 19fl2 The Daily Tar HmI
Volume 90, Issue ffivS
Friday, April 9, 1982
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
CGC committee diCMe
fnmdlmff of AWS and CGA
By ALISON DAVIS
The Campus Governing Council Fi
nance Committee debated whether or not
the Carolina Gay Association and the
Association of Women Students could be
funded in accordance with the CGC
Treasury Laws because of the possibility
that the groups were political in nature
during budget hearings this week.
In a budget hearing for the CGA Wed
nesday night, the CGC Finance Commit
tee members discussed the possible po
litical qualities of the group for an hour,
then decided those activities funded by
Student Activities Fees were not of a
"We determined by vote that an
organization could not be denied funds
for a political stand they took unless they
used Student Government funds to do
that," said CGC Finance Committee
Chairperson Charlie Madison (District
Similar debate followed during a bud
get hearing for AWS Thursday night. At
tempting to decide whether or not to fund
the groups at all, Finance Committee
members agreed that the issue of civil
rights was not political, but that issues
such as ERA and pro-choice for abortion
But the committee did not apply those
issues to AWS, and decided to fund it
after abruptly ending discussion of the
group's political nature.
"It (the discussion) didn't decide any
thing," Madison said. "It just allowed us
to address the question of whether or not
they were political.
"The votes that were taken that out
lined a definition for political nature al
lowed us to come to a consensus on the
definition so that we could vote on the in
dividual programs with us all using the
same definition," he said.
Although it decided to recommend
funding for the CGA and AWS, the Fi
nance Committee cut the budgets for
The committee cut the CGA's budget
in half, recommending the group receive
$406 of the $985 it requested. AWS's
budget was cut by more than two thirds;
the committee's recommendation allotted
AWS $5,015 of its $15,340 request.
Members of both the CGA and AWS
said the committee's decision did not re
flect the qualitative reports issued by
three CGC subcommittees. "I didn't feel
that on the whole, the committee really
dealt with the substantive issues there,"
said one CGA member who asked not to
be named. "A lot of people acted emo
tionally." "The qualitativequantitative split
isn't working," said AWS chairperson
Rebecca Tillet. "They have to come up
with a better system. CGC has to come
up with a definition of political.
"It annoys me that the individual po
litical views of these people have come in
to the process," she said.
'They have to come up
with a better system.
CGC has to come up with
a definition of political. '
"There's an awful lot of just hacking
at numbers," the CGA member said.
"They're cutting figures, not programs."
But the Finance Committee did cut
several programs from both the CGA and
the AWS budgets. CGA's Gay Awareness
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seasonal weather that hit Chapel Hill Thursday.
et sales a
By DAVID LAMBERTH
Although 1982 Chapel Thrill ticket
sales are ahead of the 1980 sales at the
same ieriod, almost $100,000 in addi
tional revenue must be raised to repay
money allotted from the Campus Gover
ning Council General Surplus.
As of Thursday afternoon, revenues
for the concert had reached about
$45,000 with approximately 5,000 tickets
sold, said Chapel ThriH Committee
"Chairman Wes Wright. The concert
needs to bring in just over $142,000 to
repay money aliottea from the Campus
Governing Council's General Surplus.
"I'm concerned that we haven't sold
more (tickets)... Early sales are important
to a concert," said Student Body Presi
dent Mike Vandenbergh.
Wright was more optimistic about sales
than Vandenbergh. "We were worried at
first with the sales, but money is tight for
some students because of the NCAA's,
and Easter," he said. "As the time gets
closer, people will think-about it (the con
cert) and they'll start buying."
CGC Finance Committee Chairman
Charles Madison also expressed concern
about the sales. "I've been hearing con
flicting things about sales. I'm hoping
we'll get the money back, but I'm wor
ried." Madison said the financial outcome of
the concert "has a lot to do with how
Week and its information recourse listing
were not recommended for allocation.
The Finance Committee also recom
mended that AWS's Women 's Resource
Handbook, Health Series and AWS
board member retreats not receive funds
from Student Activities Fees.
"I haven't really assessed the damages
(from the budget cuts)," Tillet said.
"We're not going to have the programs
we did have."
"I didn't feel that the quality of con
sideration was as high as last year. The
committee took it more seriously (last
year) although Charlie did do a good
job," the CGA member said. "I think
there are some real bugs in the system."
much work they (the Chapel Thrill Com
mittee) do to get them (tickets) sold. It
also has a lot to do with how they, spend
their promotion money."
Student Body Treasurer Rochelle
Tucker was quoted in Wednesday's The
Daily Tar Heel as saying, "They'd only
sold $18,000 worth of tickets." The
figure Tucker quoted only considered on
campus sales, Wright said.
"We haven't picked up any outlet sales
yet," he said. "They will stay out until
the day of the show. She (Tucker) looks
at our daily deposits here which are not
accurate we only turn in student
"I anticipate good sales in our outlets
over the holiday. I'm not worried," he
The future of Chapel Thrill may de
pend on the financial outcome of this
"This show is going to have to make a
lot of money for there to be a Chapel
Thrill next year," Wright said. "I look at
this to be the last one (concert) totally
sponsored by Student Government... If
we do one, it won't be on this
magnitude,"! he said.
"Part of it has to do with if they make
a profit. If so it will go to next year's con
cert," Madison said. "The possibilities
for having another Chapel Thrill' are
good, but it will be scaled down because
of (the failure of) the fee increase."
Board of Trustees delay decision on fate of meal plan
By DEAN FOUST
The UNC Board of Trustees will not be
asked to make a formal decision today
about the proposed changes in food ser
vice operations, despite earlier plans by
the Food Service Advisory Committee
and the administration.
John Temple, vice chancellor for
business and finance, said those involved
decided it was not best to place any for
mal proposals before the trustees at their
regular meeting scheduled for 2 p.m. to
day. The Student Affairs Committee of
the BOT will meet this morning to discuss
the food service situation.
"We decided the best way to handle
the situation was just to inform the
trustees of the various proposals concern
ing food service that we are working
with," Temple said. "It was a question of
whether this was an administrative deci
sion or a Board of Trustees decision."
Getting a food service plan approved
by the BOT is not a necessary step in the
approval process, Temple said. "It
doesn't have to be formally approved by
the trustees. The proposals can go to the
(Board of) Governors without their for
Temple said the administration would
continue to meet next week in hopes of
putting together a workable food service
Temple met yesterday and Wednesday
with Donald Boulton, vice chancellor for
student affairs, Student Body President
Mike Vandenbergh and Residence Hall
Association President Scott Templeton to
try to reach a compromise between the
FSAC report approved March 15 and a
later Student Government plan.
Vandenbergh called the decision a
"partial victory" because The FSAC
report was originally presented with the
terms that it be considered by the BOT
today because of the renovation schedule.
"This is a significant change from what
I expected two weeks ago,"- Vandenbergh
said. "The reason given for the change
was that there were too many concerns by
students about the implementation of the
"In order for a proposal which is
designed to benefit Students to pass,
students have to be given a chance to help
design the proposals," he said. "I think
what we're seeing is that the administra
tion is unwilling to have the Board of
Trustees vote on projiosals over which we
have significant disagreements."
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Faculty negligence is
primary cause for late
term book orders
By MARK STINNEFORD
Staff Writer -
Less than half of the expected textbook
orders for the fall semester from the
faculty have been received to date, said a
UNC Student Stores official. The
deadline for textbook orders was Friday,
But, the faculty has shown improve
ment in the number of on-time orders as
compared to last year, said Student Store
Assistant Manager Rutlege Tufts. At the
deadline for fall semester last year, only
25 percent of the orders had been receiv
ed. Tufts said 43 percent of the expected
textbook orders had been received.
Along with creating administrative
headaches for Student Stores, late orders
can cause financial losses to students
reselling textbooks, he said.
Student Stores pays students one-half
of the current retail price for editions of
hard-cover textbooks in continuing use
but pays a lesser rate usually 20 to 30
percent of retail price for hardbacks
that have not been reordered, Tufts said.
Because the greatest volume of used
books are resold during final exams, the
"critical period" for receiving orders for
books in continuing use will come shortly
before that time.
"Compared to last year, I'd say we're
in very good shape," Tufts said. "But I
would warn against the tendency on the
part of some professors to become com
placent about the ordering deadline. If
you continually overlook the deadline, it
defeats the purpose of having it in the
first place," she said.
Student Body President Mike
Vandenbergh expressed concern over the
number of late orders.
"One problem is negligence; some
faculty members are not paying attention
to their responsibilities," Vandenbergh
said. ''There is also a desire on the part of
some to maintain flexibility in course
"But the time has come to recognize
that the financial status , of students is
more critical that it has been in past years.
Everyone has a part to play in keeping
educational costs down the faculty in
cluded," he said.
Student Government is drafting a lette
to faculty members about textbook
orders, and Vandenbergh is scheduled to
speak before the UNC Faculty Council
on the problem April 16.
In late January, proposals initiated by
former Student Body President Scott
Norberg to streamline the textbook
ordering process, were forwarded to the '
Faculty Council. The proposals include a
plan to assign an individual in each
academic department and school to han
dle the distribution, collection and sub
mission of textbook request forms.
Faculty Council Chairman Daniel
Pollitt said the council had not reached
the proposals on its agenda.
"The tenor of the proposals is really
much the same as that of measures we've
approved in the past," Pollitt said. "The'
purpose is to acquaint the faculty with the
problem and to get them to respond to it.
We've done that periodically, but it's a
British fleet nearing Falklands
LONDON (AP) Britain declared Thursday it will "shoot first" if any Argen
tine ship enters its war zone around the Falkland Islands, hinted British submarines
already were prowling the area and said other elements of its armada probably will
be there by the weekend.
The warning sharply compressed the timetable for reaching a diplomatic resolu
tion of the crisis, escalated the pressure on Argentina to withdraw from the British
colony it seized, and complicated the peace-seeking task of Secretary of State Alex
ander M. Haig Jr.
Haig will fly to Buenos Aires on Friday to meet leaders of Argentina's military
junta. He is accompanied by 30 aides and other officials.
In Washington, Colombia, Costa Rica and Ecuador, with U.S. backing, asked
the Organization of American States to mediate between Argentina and Britain.
CIA chief cleared of allegations
WASHINGTON (AP) Attorney General William French Smith handed CIA
Director William J. Casey a clean bill of health on Thursday over allgations focused
on his 1976 activities in behalf of Indonesia.
Smith said he had found no reason to ask for the appointment of a special prose
cutor to pursue the matter further.
The Justice Department investigation closed by Smith arose over January news
paper accounts which disclosed that as a private lawyer, Casey assisted an Indo
nesian effort to reverse an unfavorable tax situation and restore lucrative credits to
American companies which buy that nation's oil.
Snow blankets N.C. mountains
Mother Nature continued to confound North Carolinians Thursday, blanketing
the western sections with three to six inches of sndw that was expected to melt Fri
day with the return of 60-degree temperatures.
Three inches were reported in downtown Asheville, more than four inches fell at
Grandfather Mountain and six inches were measured on Flat Top Mountain, east of
Asheville. Snow fell in the southern mountains, northern foothills and Piedmont
Thursday morning. Charlotte, Hickory and Greensboro reported snow bijit no ac
cumulation before it changed to rain later Thursday. -
The latest recorded snowfall at Grandfather Mountain occurred May 27, 1961.
Jones eulogized; Falls ready to step in
FOREST CITY (AP) Top state officials including Gov. Jim Hunt packed First
Baptist Church Thursday to memorialize N.C. Rep. Robert A. Jones, while an in
vestigation of the crash which killed Jones centered on his experience as a pilot.
Meanwhile, former state Rep. Robert Z. Falls said he will accept Democratic
Party officials' invitation to fill Jones' unexpired term as the state representative for
the 40th House District.
Jones, 50, of Forest City, was killed Monday night when his small plane plunged
to earth three miles from the Rutherford County Airport.
Lifestyle changes kuirt aftemoo
By AMY EDWARDS
Afternoon newspapers are reaching fewer and
fewer Americans, and a few, like The Philadelphia
Bulletin and The Washington Star, have already
died. Some of North Carolina's afternoon papers
are working to regain their lost readers.
Changing lifestyles are an important cause of
the circulation decline. "The average family has
other things to do," said Carol Reuss, a UNC
associate professor of journalism..
People today also spend less time reading, said
John Epperheimer, executive editor for news at
The Charlotte News, an afternoon paper. "My
personal theory is that the overall effect of televi
sion is the single biggest reason for the decline," he
v don't think it's just (television) news, but TV
in general." Reuss said. The immediacy, color and
action of television can lure away newspaper
readers, she said.
. Television also has the advantage of being able
to cover afternoon events which occur after the
evening paper's deadline, said Irwin Smallwood,
deputy executive editor of The Daily News and
The Record, Greensboro morning and afternoon
Smallwood said more news happens in the after
noon than in the morning. Also, sports coverage in
evening newspapers reaches the readers long after
the game is over and they already know what hap
pened. "This is a big sports state, and they don't
play many ACC basketball games in the early mor
ning," he said.
Afternoon papers also face distribution pro
blems, Reuss said, because it is difficult to deliver
the papers in the congested afternoon traffic of
Some North Carolina newspapers are making
major changes in order to cut costs and boost cir
culation. The Daily News and The Record, both
owned by the Landmark chaint recently combined
their news staffs. Before the staff merger, a
reporter from each paper would attend the same
meeting and report essentially ; the same story,
merely worded differently, Smallwood said. Now
only one reporter covers the meeting and writes a
story for the next paper, either 77ie Daily News or
The Record. Many stories are printed in both
papers. - ,
Smallwood said , eliminating duplication made
money available to hire a sports columnist, a
feature columnist and an additional artist for the
papers. "Both papers will benefit from it," he
Smallwood said even after the merger the
newspapers retain their separate identities. He said
The Record is about 95 percent local news, while
The Daily News is a regional paper focusing on
state, national and international news.
Despite speculation that The Record will be con
solidated with The Daily News, Smallwood said
The Record will remain a "separate newspaper.
"It's quite possible we'll do it like this for years
and years," he said.
Unlike Greensboro, Charlotte's morning and
afternoon papers, The Charlotte Observer and The
Charlotte News, ate intensely competitive. "We
claw and fight with therii," said Epperheimer of
The News. Cooperation between reporters from
the two papers is grounds for dismissal, he said.
To cut costs, The News eliminated its Saturday
edition in March and began offering a new type of
subscription plan called "five plus two." The
subscriber gets The Charlotte News every weekday
afternoon and The Charlotte Observer on Satur
day and Sunday mornings.
Special Saturday features now appear in
Friday's paper. The News has mounted a large
advertising campaign to publicize the changes, and
circulation is up, Epperheimer said. At. the end of
March, circulation was 49,000 an increase of 1 ,300
over the same time last year he said.
"It's worked wonderfully well so far," he said.
"We may have hit something that suits the work
Epperheimer said the Knight-Ridder chain,
which owns both The News and 777? Observer, has
kept The News alive. "If the paper was locally
owned, it would have been out of business years
ago," he said. "We have an extra-large staff
because Knight-Ridder has made the commitment
to maintain a good paper to compete with The
Observer. " -
Reuss said 85 percent of the nation's newspapers
are afternoon papers, but that most of them are
small-town papers. Small-town afternoon papers
may have an advantage because of strong corn
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